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- Breaking barriers: doctoral student helps document breastfeeding challenges for Black mothers, shares their voices — and finds her ownDouble Eagle Christina Cook (’16,’19) has assisted Nandi Marshall, DrPH, associate professor in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health and associate dean of Academic Affairs, on the groundbreaking Savannah H.O.P.E. Photovoice Project, a visual, community-based research project that helps identify social, cultural and physical barriers that Black mothers in Chatham County face while breastfeeding. Cook has taken pride in helping others amplify their voices. In turn, she found her own.
- 3D art students create collaborative public project for College of EducationFollowing more than a year of preparation for an interactive artwork display based on Georgia Southern University’s bald eagle mascot, “Birds of a Feather” is now on display in the College of Education’s classroom building on the Statesboro Campus.
- 2021 Averitt Award winners champion research, teaching experiencesFour graduate students at Georgia Southern University earned the highest award in the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for their research or instruction in various disciplines during the 2020-21 academic year.
- Sharon Subreenduth joins as Georgia Southern’s new Dean of the College of EducationOn July 1, Sharon Subreenduth, Ph.D., took the reins as the new Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University.
- Graduate students help train Georgia Southern University Police on communication disordersOfficers in the Georgia Southern University Police Department (UPD) now have more options for improving police interactions with individuals impacted by communication disorders thanks to graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program in the Waters College of Health Professions.
- Georgia Southern’s STEM outreach unit has new nameThe Center for STEM Education (i2STEMed) is the new moniker for the College of Education’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education outreach unit. Previously known as the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe), the Center has expanded partnerships over the last nine years to include local, state and international organizations.
- Georgia Southern, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s new agreement fast-tracks degrees for students in public health programs, bolsters state health care workforceA new agreement between Georgia Southern University and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, located in Tifton, Georgia, will help students earn graduate degrees in public health and strengthen the state’s health care workforce.
- Georgia Southern University Multimedia Development Center wins Professional Emmy® AwardThe National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter has recognized Georgia Southern University’s Multimedia Development Center (MDC) with an Emmy® Award at their annual awards event in Atlanta.